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Lawyer: Former Atlanta Schools Chief Is Innocent

ATLANTA (AP) — A lawyer for Beverly Hall says the former Atlanta Public Schools superintendent is innocent and looks forward to having her day in court. Richard Deane said in an interview with The Associated […]

04/18/2013

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The Mo Ivory Show Talks About Education MalPractice

Today,  35 educators from APS must turn themselves into the Fulton County Jail after an indictment was issued on Friday accusing them of participating in a scheme to falsify students’ standardized test scores. We extended […]

WAOK-AM–04/02/2013

File photo of an empty classroom. (credit: KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)

35 Atlanta Educators Expected To Surrender By Deadline In Cheating Scandal

The first of more than 30 defendants expected to surrender by Tuesday’s deadline in Atlanta’s school cheating scandal have turned themselves in to authorities.

04/02/2013

The Mo Ivory Show Talks To Attorney Gerald Griggs

About 25 of the teachers charged with cheating on the 2009 CRCT are now facing criminal charges this week. Atlanta lawyer Gerald Griggs, who represents nine APS teachers, said teachers should not be made to […]

WAOK-AM–03/27/2013

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Price Middle School Peace And Mentoring Program Kicks Off

Price Middle school students have started a new initiative called the  Peace Club and are announcing the Love Not Hate movement. Wednesday night  News and Talk 1380 Personality Derrick Boazman  joined Price Middle School students, […]

WAOK-AM–03/07/2013

Atlanta Public Schools Town Hall. Photo by Cynthia Mallard

Atlanta Public Schools Youth Violence Town Hall

Atlanta(WAOK)-Hundreds attended the Atlanta Public Schools  Youth Violence Town Hall Saturday held at the Atlanta Board of Education Center for Learning and Leadership Auditorium.  A town hall panel of kids who represented area schools answered […]

WAOK-AM–02/09/2013

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Atlanta Schools Chief Proposes New Police Force

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – The superintendent of Atlanta Public Schools proposes forming the school system’s own police force. Officials say armed school resource officers would replace school security now provided by Atlanta police officers under Superintendent […]

WAOK-AM–01/15/2013

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APS Superintendent Gets Contract Extension

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – A divided Atlanta school board has decided to extend the contract of Superintendent Erroll Davis. Officials say the deal gives Davis an 18-month contract extension beginning next July. Board members made the decision […]

WAOK-AM–12/11/2012

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Plan Under Way For Gas Monitors In Atlanta Schools

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – An Atlanta  school official says carbon monoxide detectors will be placed in an elementary school where dozens of students were sickened by the gas — and plans are under way to install […]

WAOK-AM–12/06/2012

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Atlanta School System Probes Cheating Allegations

ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – Atlanta school district officials say they’re investigating allegations of cheating at North Atlanta  High School, where parents have objected to recent changes in the administration. Atlanta Public Schools spokesman Stephen Alford said Thursday that […]

WAOK-AM–10/26/2012

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